Terrorism

9-11, What have we learned?

I’m not going to pretend to be a 9/11 guru. I don’t have total knowledge of the event. What I do remember is that the event changed me. I’m a different person today then I was 18 years ago. I was on call the night before. I got home and was in bed. My mother-in-law called and said that a plane hit one of the twin towers. My mother-in-law seemed to never sleep. She always had the news on. She was always very concerned about some blonde teenager who was missing in Haiti or the Bahamas. I told my wife, after

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A Couple of Things – Spain, Charlottesville, Justin Thomas

I know that I haven’t posted in awhile. I had the opportunity to visit the Normandy Memorial. Over 9,300 Americans are buried here.  It spoke of sacrifice, honor and courage. The attack on Barcelona, Spain is so cowardly it makes you want to cry out with anger. To take a car and plow it into a crowd deserves a special level of Dante’s Place. Justin Thomas played wonderfully to win the PGA Championship. Sometimes we stress winning way too much. Justin has been playing really good golf for more than 18 months. It was only earlier this year that he started

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News Roundup – John Oliver, Trump, Bowling Green, Yemen

I didn’t watch the Last Week Tonight show after the election. John Oliver was exactly right. This is NOT normal. Trump is not normal. We have no idea what Trump is going to do. This is a leaky White House. I really, really want to give Trump the benefit of the doubt, but I still believe that he does not have the intellectual curiosity to be a good president. Remember, we had a long national discussion about Bush and his lack of being curious. He just accepted information that was given to him. You simply can’t do that. Great opinion piece

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Errington C. Thompson, MD

Dr. Thompson is a surgeon, scholar, full-time sports fan and part-time political activist. He is active in a number of community projects and initiatives. Through medicine, he strives to improve the physical health of all he treats.

Books

A Letter to America

The Thirteeneth Juror

Where is The Outrage Topics
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